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. florida and washington dc, president obama and governor romney faced each other in the third and final debate. many saw this as the defining moment for each of the candidate before americans make their decision on election day november 6th, next two weeks will be devoted to mobilizing voters in key battleground states, ohio in particular shaping up to be an election decider, although as cbs news poll this morning showed the president maintains an advantage there, governor romney is gaining, tonight in boca raton, florida the focus was on foreign policy, both candidate also pressed on their domestic policy talking points. >> governor romney i am glad that you recognize that al qaeda is a threat, because a few month ago when asked was is the biggest geo political face facing america you said russia. >> russia indicated is a geo political foe. >> excuse me, as the geo political foe and i said in the same paragraph i said and iran is the greatest national security threat we face. russia does continue to battle us in the u.n. time and time again, i have clear eyes on, this i am not going to
has changed. >> from the very beginning the obama campaigned four years and met with all of the first actors in the first year he would sit down with chavez and kim jung il, with castro, and with president ahmadinejad of iran. >> nothing governor romney just said is true. starting with this notion of me apologizing. >> this has been probably the biggest whopper that has been told during the c campaign. >> joining me in new york is tina brown, editor in chief of the daily beast. peep. very disappointing. >> talking about europe and stuff -- >> rose: you can say it affects the u.s. economy and the economic recovery or threatens the u.s. economy if they can't get it right. >> there is also the one moment in which the president, romney kept saying, look, you can attack me but that is not a proposal for the future, did that score? what was the best line that romney had during the evening? anybody? >> you can't attack me was clearly his go to line. >> rose: right. >> if the president attacked, other than that, i can't think of any real standout lines that governor romney had. i don't thin
>> this week on "to the contrary", first, gop nominee mitt romney pulls even with president obama among women voters in swing states. then, sexual assault on campus. behind the headlines, author joan walsh explains, what's the matter with white people? hello. i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary", a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, wooing women. one more presidential debate remains for gop presidential hopeful mitt romney and president obama to make their case to the highly touted women's vote. this week after the so-called "town-brawl" debate dueling ads appeared focusing directly on the women's vote. >> turns out, rick perry doesn't oppose contraception at all. >> couldn't we find women that are qualified. a gallup/usa today survey in 12 crucial swing states finds women list abortion as the most important issue 39% for women, followed by jobs 19%, healthcare 18% and the economy 16%. in contrast, men see jobs 38% and the economy 37% as the two most important issues facing men. romney is now within one point of obama among female li
. they know that president obama is going to increase taxes, where, where governor romney is not if he's elected president. that's an important issue distinction. coming into the last debate, the annenberg survey showed that the public thought that governor romney was more likely to take the country into a war, than was president obama. but the public also believed that president obama had gone around the world apologizing. now in the last debate, governor romney reassured that he was not as likely to take people into war as they had thought in that debate. and i think that was a calculated strategy on his part. now, you could say, "and it was illegitimate. you secretly know that he was more likely." but nonetheless, what we can measure is whether they get what he said he was going to do in the context. and i think that president obama responded to the apologizing around the world claim in a number of ways that were effective as well. and i think one of the things that we can say about debates making a difference is that, had there been debates in the goldwater/johnson election, had th
like mitt romney and lose four years ago, the campaign never stops. even if you are obama and u.n. four years ago, the campaign america seems to be less about governing and more about campaigning. everything you do is about the campaign. does that make sense? >> i agree with you. the problem has to do with government. there is very little time to get things done. as soon as these guys are in washington, they are already thinking about the next campaign. the first 100 days -- and now, sometimes, it is the first 50 days before things began to change. no matter how the race turns out in two weeks, you will see people, certainly republicans if the president gets elected, heading to iowa before the end of the year. no joke. the question is when we begin to cover it. usually, out of respect, we try to wait. i would bet by one year from now, you will see lots of stories in iowa and new hampshire. tavis: that scares me. >> they have to get fund- raisers, nail down supporters, and the earlier it begins, the more pressure there is on people to do it. if romney loses, you will see a wide open appe
>>> hitting the battle ground. u.s. president barack obama visits swing states and tries to win over voters who can make a difference. the u.s. president and the man who wants that job are back on the campaign trail after their last debate. barack obama and mitt romney are traveling through several states that could determine the election two weeks from now. they're both trying to do the same thing, win over undecided voters. president obama spoke to supporters in florida one of the key battleground states. he said romney had changed his stance on several issues monday during the debate on foreign policy. obama used the term he coined for such flip-flops, romnesia there is no more serious issue in a presidential campaign than trust. the person who leads this country, you've got to have some confidence that he or she means what he or she says. >> romney spoke at a rally in henderson, nevada and said obama is resorting to attacks in the absence of new ideas of his own. >> we can handle two more weeks of the attacks that are coming from barack obama but we cannot handle four more y
days before most americans go to the polls. barack obama has served as an example in his campaign's effort to get out the vote. the president stopped at a polling station in his home in chicago. campaign strategists for barack obama and mitt romney say early voting could be' decisive factor in the election. obama became the first president to vote early. he urged his supporters to exercise their rights before election day november 6th. obama made the same pitch in the 2008 election. votes cast early accounted for 30% of the total. >> all across the country we're seeing a lot of early voting. it means you don't have to figure out whether you need to take time off work and figure out how to pick up the kids. >> experts say the share of early votes this time could reach 35%. the figure could exceed 60% in swing states such as colorado and florida. obama visited six battleground states during a swing to win over undecided voter. he slept on air force one to save time. the president spoke before an audience of 15,000 people in the state of virginia. he told them that a republican polic
in iraq. >> no, i didn't, i'm sorry. that's -- i indicated -- >> barack obama and mitt romney face off on foreign policy and the united states' role in the world. the two men running for president of the united states sat down across the table. they took turns criticizing each other. barack obama and mitt romney met in boca raton, florida, two weeks before americans go to the polls. they exchanged differing views about the u.s. foreign policy. >> we ended the war in iraq, refocused our attention on those who actually killed us on 9/11. and as a consequence, al qaeda's core leadership has been decimated. in addition, we're now able to transition out of afghanistan in a responsible way, making sure that afghans take responsibility for their own security. >> what's been happening over the last couple of years is as we've watched this tumult in the middle east, rising tide of chaos occur, you see al qaeda, rushing in, you see other jihadist groups rushing in. they're throughout many nations in the middle east. they argued over policy in libya, syria and iran and romney criticized obama's f
in spain this year. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney continue to flood a handful of battleground states with less than two weeks to go before the november 6 election. on tuesday, obama campaign in florida before moving on to ohio, where he said romney is unworthy of voters' trust. >> foreign policy from the 1980's, before the cold war was over. his social policy is from the 1960's. and his economic policies are for the 1920's. he knows he cannot sell that, even though those are his positions. he is doing everything he can to hide his true position and tell us what he thinks you want to hear, then spent most of the time telling you what he thinks is wrong with america. joe biden just talked about that, talking about america. he is terrific at making presentations about stuff he thinks is wrong with america. but a sure cannot give you an answer about what will make it right. and that is not leadership you can trust. >> met romney campaigned in nevada, telling supporters that obama's campaign is losing steam. >> attacks on me are not an agenda. we have gone through f
of north missouri stand. to others for also reportedly wounded and possibly killed. the obama administration has secretly developed a new long- term mechanism for monitoring, capturing, and killing suspected terrorists well into the future. according to the washington post, the administration is maintaining what it calls a disposition matrix that would help future administrations continue militaristic policies such as the drone warfare and kill lists of president obama's first term. the disposition matrix contains detailed information of terror suspects for use in efforts to target them through extradition requests, capture operations, and drone patrols. as part of the program to launch attacks overseas, the washington post also reveals the u.s. is using its military facility in djibouti as a launching pad for its covert operations across the horn of africa and the middle east. the joint special operations command or jsoc has established a secret center for targeting militants across the potomac river, just 15 minutes from the white house. the report comes just days after it w
is the embodiment of the predatory world of financial capitalism. and not even by barack obama, whose party once fought for working men and women against the economic loyalists. so just in time, if not too late, comes this definitive examination of inequality. pollute contracts, the rise of the new global supervich and the fall of yaef one else. the author is chrystia freeman, whose journalism is steeped in years of covering robber barons from mexico and india. once deputy editor of the globe and mail in canada and the correspondent for the financial times and the economists she is now the editor of thompson reuters digital. we're joined by matt taibbi who has made the magazine rolling stone a go-to source for understanding the financial scandals in rural america. who can forget his 2009 article on the great american bubble machine. which describes goldman sachs as a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity relentlessly so jabbing its blood funnel into anything that smells like money. welcome to you both. income inequality has soared to the highest level since the great depression
this behavior. >> welcome to gmt. david eades. also, the final phase of the presidential tv showdown as obama and romney debate foreign policy. who is the winner this time? gaza its first visit from the head of state, the premier of qatat brings a massive construction plan. it is 7:00 in the morning in washington, 7:00 p.m. in beijing and midday in london. jimmy savile was once the uk's favorite tv personality as the start the 1970's and 1980's. he was untouchable. peace sexually abused potentially hundreds of girls during his decades of success. now he's dead, but the scandal has come alive, reaching the top of the channel he was associated with, the bbc. today and the head of the corporation is facing questions from a parliamentary committee about how much he knew of jimmy savile's behavior and the decision to drop a hard-hitting tv expos a of the man at another time the the shell was preparing a glowing tributes of the man. first let's recap some of the main points. george entwistle was asked about the extent of the abuse in the '70s and '80s. >> there's no question what jimmy savile did a
i'm going to finish answering the question is that what's happening is democrats and president obama are doing a trumped-up war on women. they started it up in majority of. march. women are smarter than that. romney is tied 47% with obama about the vote. this is about our pocketbooks and bank accounts and jobs and women has been effected with the jobless rate under president obama and that's what it's about. it's not working. >> i don't think it's funniy at all. it's not funny because we are not going to fall for it in the end. women were told that the reason why republicans wanted to get into congress is because they wanted to do something about the debt. they got in there and immediately attacked the plan on parenthood. they passed 26 laws in hundreds of states. they have here a woman who is attacked, called a slut for wanting access to contraception and a candidate that just said, i wouldn't phrased it that way. exactly how would he have phrased it? >> that's a false narrative. >> i don't want to get off the topic of women -- okay. i will give you that time. i want to get to the i
has changed. >> expanding the debate. as president obama and mitt romney face off for the last time before the general election, we break the sound barrier by including third-party candidates jill stein and rocky anderson into the debate. >> republican and democratic parties may have some differences, but they have both morphed into a militarist, anti- democratic course that betrays the most basic and civil human- rights. >> democratic and republican establishments continue to inflict austerity on the american people while they continue squandering trillions of dollars on wars for oil, wall street bailouts, tax breaks for the wealthy, an enormous private health insurance waste. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney met for their third and final debate monday night before the general election two weeks from today. with the focus on foreign policy, both candidates shared wide agreement on issues including support for the israeli government, the with
that president obama has taken money from medicare and used it for obama care, completely false. completely false, what the facts !at the money was the savings from medicare were used to prolong the life of medicare as well as to increase benefits immediately, the republicans -- >> rose: this is 719 -- >> yes and the republicans took that same money under the leadership of paul ryan, knowing those savings were there, and used them for tax cuts for -- >> rose: romney says he disagrees with what paul ryan does and there would be a change there. >> they have modified ate bit but haven't modified they would turn this into, they would turn this into a voucher, which means leverage is with the insurer rather than with america's families. >> rose: polls show that governor romney seems to be narrowing the gap among women voters, the gender gap was huge up above ten points and now it seems to be decreasing since the first debate. >> well, i really believe, i know i have watched elections for a long time, that it is very hard to tell how important or how real the polling is at this time. it is a question o
. tavis: mr. obama wants to return to all -- to washington, specifically to the oval office. mr. romney wants to deny him. there has been a great debate about obama care. the president says he now likes the name obamacare, so i will call it obamacare. there was a great debate. there was a suggestion that we do not need obamacare. he went on to suggest that if something happens to you and they rush to to the hospital, they are not going to turn you away. they are going to be there for you. for those who actually see public hospitals or our system in that way, that is, something tragic and traumatic happens to you, the hospital will not turn you away, what do you say to mitt romney or people who view that system in that way? >> when we started developing the approach to the film, ultimately, the storytelling project set that tone. it was going to be and a political film and we were not and have -- we were not going to have that narration or text. that decision turned out to be a powerful decision. what we decided to do was train the lens on the waiting room, follow people during their day
among religious voters, especially catholics, who have been almost evenly split between president obama and governor romney. on thursday, both candidates attended the annual al smith charity dinner sponsored by the catholic archdiocese of new york. at the usually lighthearted event, both men made jokes at their own expense, but obama ended on a serious note -- >> it's written in scripture that tribulation produces perseverance. and perseverance, character. and character, hope. >>> this week, the u.s. catholic bishops have been urging special prayers for religious liberty. at a mass to open the rosary novena for life and liberty, archbishop william lori said catholics must bring their beliefs to the public square. religion came up briefly at the presidential debate tuesday, when mitt romney made a rare reference to his mormon faith. >> and i believe we're all children of the same god. i believe we have a responsibility to care for one another. i -- i served as a missionary for my church. i served as a pastor in my congregation for about ten years. >>> last week we began a new miniseries
.s. northeast early next week. president obama took a break from campaigning thursday to cast an early ballot in his hometown of chicago. speaking at the polling center, obama encouraged americans to take advantage of early voting. >> for all of you who have not yet voted early, i just want everybody to see what an incredibly efficient process this was, thanks to the outstanding folks who are at this particular polling place. obviously, folks in illinois and take advantage of this. but all across the country, we are seeing a lot of early voting. it means you do not have to figure out whether you need to taint time off work, figure out how to pick up the kids, and still cast your ballot if something happens on election day, you'll have already taken care of it. and as bad weather, w you will weather,et. or in chicago, snowy. this was really convenient. >> campaigning in ohio, mitt romney predicted to supporters his election would mean an increase in workers' take-home pay. >> the president does not have a plan to get america working yet. with a five point plan that will get more jobs and more
obama, there is inevitable pressure to follow in the family business. chelsea clinton is navigating her way into a career and possibly a political future quite candidly, putting her own stamp on a new initiative and africa. she has been in the capital of nigeria, and my colleague spoke to her earlier this week from there. >> can you give me some details about the initiative that you are launching? >> i am here as part of the initiative work with the ministry of health in nigeria. it is actually the government of nigeria today, led by president good luck jonathan, it launched a save 1 million lives initiatives, whereby nigeria aims to save 1 million mother and child lives by 2015. currently, there are about a million preventable maternal and child deaths every year in nigeria. the vast majority of them are children who perished from diarrhea, malaria, h.i.v.-aids, so we are working with the ministry of health on scaling up the world health organization recommendations to treat diarrhea diseases, and we believe we can cover the country and we can save 100,000 lives per year. >> as an amer
.visualaudiocaptioning.com barack obama barac barack obama barack obama >> dr. stephen prothero, welcome. your book has a central proposition, what is the proposition in the book? >> i think there's two. one is that jesus is many and mal, there isn't just one jesus but there's many and the other is that jesus isn't just for christians in the united states, christians love jesus but so do buddhists and jews and hindus and people without any religion whatsoever. >> the jesus image is multiadaptble because we are a 3489 religious nation. >> that's right, we're a multireligious nation but also a christian nation where 80% or so of the country are christians and they put jesus on the national agenda andn people of all different religions and without anyt all respond to that figure. >> why did thomas jefferson the bible by omitting a lot of it in his own text of the bible as you began your book with? >> well, presumably it's no because he didn't have anything else to do, i mean, he was a pretty busy guy in the white house but he ordered a couple books from england, a couple bibles and he sat there in the white house a
with the 2012 election last night, president obama and mitt romney balanced it out in the third and final debate. at lynn university in boca raton florida, the suggest was foreign policy but discussion often veered toward domestic concerns as well, the two men addressed a range of issues, including iran, china and the u.s. economy and offered the candidate the last chance to face-off before the election which is now just two weeks ahead. joining me now is a distinguished group of the wealth of knowledge when it comes to foreign policy, from washington's zbigniew brzezinski, national security advisor, under president jimmy carter, david ignatius of the washington post and michael mazarr, professor of national security strategy at the u.s. national war college. with me in new york, general jim jones, former national security advisor for president obama. i am pleased to have each of them here on this program to talk about this important topic. michael tell me what the essential argument is that you are outlining in this piece. >> well, yes, the essential argument of the piece is that the current
of the dead victims were female, including haughton's wife. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney square off in boca raton, florida tonight for a third and final debate focusing on foreign policy. on the campaign trail in virginia, obama debuted a new dig at romney, saying his opponent's alleged wavering on political stances can be explained as a case of "romnesia." >> he keeps forgetting what his own positions are, and he is betting you will, too. i mean, he is changing up so much, backtracking and sidestepping. we have got a name -- we have gotten in this condition is going through. i think it is called romnesia. [applause] that is what is called. >> tonight, "democracy now!" will continue our expanding the debate series. we're here in california, and we will be broadcasting the presidential debate after bob schieffer asks his question and mitt romney and president obama each respond, we will stop the tape and we will get responses from green party presidential candidate jill stein and justice party presidential candidate rocky anderson. then we will go back to bunker tow
china. it's clearly romney who's pushed that, but actually obama administration in trying to get votes in ohio everyone's trying to be outtough the other on china. >> >> i think there's also a general sense that i think america is in a different state with regard to china. you get asked much, much more about china here than you do in europe and there's a reason why. america is the top dog and suddenly you feel the dragon's breath on your shoulder in a way that america really hasn't for a very long time. so it touches not just economic issues, not just jobs and competition in the same way as japan did a long time ago but it touches things to do with national security, it touches things to do with the environment, it touches a whole variety of different issues. >> rose: interestingly about the president, he has consistently said we're interested in china's growth because we believe that's a positive thing yet when you go to china and you talk to people and some influential people they are not quite convinced that america does not want to somehow contain them. >> i think that's right. i w
. i would imagine that obama is making sure every single preparation is made up for possible difficulties in new york and beyond. >> the state out that these cuts are already telling people that it is time now, to get your kits and plans in place. presidentially that would be the advice as well. >> thanks for joining us along the coastline, and to keep out of the water. china has hit back at "the new york times," which claimed that hugeiabao's amassed a fortune during his time in office. the website has been blocked in china. former political star bo xilai has been expelled from parliament, setting the stage for a criminal prosecution. >> he was one of china's most powerful and charismatic politicians, but now stripped of immunity from prosecution, bo xilai faces the prospect of jail. chinese state tv announced that he had been expelled from parliament, paving the way up for charges. it is is remarkable fall from grace for a man who had once been tipped as one of china's future leaders. the political scandal had this that police chief trying to defect from the consulate in ja
to be perennial campaigns? if you lose, like romney did last time, the campaign continues. if you win, like obama did, the campaign continues. >> i think we need to change the constitution. there should be 16-year term. -- one 6-year term. i have a whole five-point plan to reinvigorate america. tavis: give me more. >> i would legalize all drugs and sell them at the pharmacy tomorrow. we would be in the black in a year. i would cut the defense budget by half and double the salary of every teacher in america. i would reinvigorate the ccc, give everybody $20, and fill some pot holes. keep it going, number four, i would mandate that every car in america has to drive on hydrogen fuel. in five years. tavis: that would solve the energy dependence problem. >> there are a few guys who give a lot of money to our politicians in the oil industry who would not like that very much. in short, what i'm saying is, in order to do this, i would have to seize power in this country. i am too busy writing books. tavis: what do you make of the fact that some of the things you just said our common sense ideas, particula
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